Non-Profit Lottery

Non-Profit Lottery

The City of Miami Beach offers five (5) locations for non-profit vendors/distributors which are awarded by lottery for three (3) month periods.

To apply, non-profit organizations must submit the following:

  1. A completed application signed by an officer or director of the non-profit organization and $171 application fee.
  2. Authorization letter if the vendor/distributor is not an officer/director or registered agent of the non-profit organization.
  3. Proof of non-profit organization deemed a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code registered with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations.
  4. Copy of photo identification of the vendor/distributor.
  5. Copy of official listing of registered agent and officer/directors of non-profit organization. This can be found at the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations web site:

Non-Profit Lottery Information

Lottery Quarter Application Due by 5:00pm Lottery Held On
February – April 2024 January 17, 2024 January 24, 2024
May – July 2024 April 17, 2024 April 24, 2024
August – October 2024 September 18, 2024 September 25, 2024

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Non-Profit Lottery Application
Ordinance 97-3094

  • The date of each lottery will be posted on various locations such as: The City of Miami Beach Website, City Bulletin Board, Local Government Channel 20 and/or the Miami Herald.
  • Lotteries are typically held 3 business days prior to the end of the previous lottery period.
  • Applications and all other required information must be submitted no later than 5 business days prior to the lottery date.
  • Non-Profit Organizations or their representatives need not to be present at the lottery to be selected for a location.
  • Contact the Customer Service Center at 305-673-7420 for any questions.